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The actual name of Hospet or Hosapete city was Naagalapura. Hospet city was built in 1520 AD by Krishna Deva Raya, one of the rulers of Vijayanagara. He built the city in honor of his mother Naagalaambika, thus the name Naagalapura Krishna Deva Raya However, people referred to this city as "Hosa Pete"which meant "New City" in Kannada Language. The area between Hampi and...
The Tungabhadra dam is constructed across the Tungabhadra River. It is a multipurpose dam serving irrigation, electricity generation, flood control, etc Tungabhadra dam foundation 1860: The project was proposed and the proposals were further modified and developed subsequently evolving it into a joint scheme with Hyderabad. 1945 February 28th: Formally inaugurated by laying the foundation stone, by Prince Azam Jah also known as...Read more
The Indian Air Force (IAF) crew rescued tourists in MI-17 helicopter and the Advanced Light Helicopter (ALH) Dhruv, tourists were stuck at a guest house near the Virupapura gadde (island) temple at the Hampi heritage site to the Vijayanagar airport, the official said. A total of 365 tourists, as well as a hundred NRIs, were reclaimed from the world-famous Hampi heritage web site, as serious rains and flash...Read more
Green Hoaspete Foundation organized an event. The event was held at the Government Undergraduate College, Dam with the participation of the Green Hosapete Foundation and the Bellary District thalapathi vijay welfare association. All the young men anointed their heroes with floral garland. Green Hoaspete Foundation Mr Sunil Gowda, president of Green Hospet, Traffic Police BD Rajput, the college's chief professor,...Read more
J N Ganesh meets Anand Singh Kampli MLA JN Ganesh, who is released on conditional bail recently, has met MLA Anand Singh at the Venugopal temple in the city. It is said that Ganesh asked forgiveness from Anand Singh. In addition, it is learned that both the MLAs spoke for more than one hour due to the mediation done by Samiullah,...Read more
International Conference will be held at PDIT college on 26-27 April 2019 IFERP is pleased to announce that the International Conference on Emerging Trends in Engineering, Technology, and Management (ICETETM-2019) will be held in PDIT, Karnataka on 26-27 April 2019. ICETETM-2019 provides researchers with an ideal academic platform to present the latest research findings and describe emerging technologies and approaches to...Read more
Highlights Chandrashekhar has been accused of raping a 14-year-old girl over a period of four months Chandrashekhar is a BJP activist and also a former taluk panchayat member. Chandrashekar had allegedly told the girl he would pay her to do household chores. He told her that if she spoke about the incident, he would kill her and all her family...Read more
Miners and mining dependants from Ballari, Hospet, Chitradurga districts and surrounding areas in Karnataka staged a protest demanding to lift the ban on iron ore-mining in certain parts of the State. Workmen, truckers and allied small-scale industries were also part of the protest and they under the banner of Karnataka Gani Avalambithara Vedike held a sit-in demonstration. They demanded the government to save their livelihood. More than 6000...Read more
HIGHLIGHTS T Bheemalingaiah worked with the Ugamadevi Bhawarlal Nahar Theosophical Women’s College at Hospet Bheemalingaiah forged letters of the Karnataka State Human Right Commission (KSRC) KSHRC registrar P Suryanarayana Gowda then filed a complaint with Vidhana Soudha police accusing Bheemalingaiah of forging documents and signatures. Angry over not getting his dues, a retired assistant professor of a college has...Read more
HIGHLIGHTS Women’s Day was celebrated at Ballari and Koppal on Friday Women who had excelled in sports and a cooking competition, and achievers in various fields were felicitated. Lectures and a felicitation marked International Women’s Day celebrations in Ballari and Koppal districts on Friday. At Kannada University, Hampi, Leela Sampige, writer, was of the view that political representation would...Read more
Gulbarga Electricity Supply Company (GESCOM) will soon facilitate payment of bills via debit or credit card at their cash counters, said MD of GESCOM, R Ragapriya, on Wednesday. Speaking at a press conference, Ragapriya said that GESCOM is the first electricity board in Karnataka to introduce swipe machines at cash counters. Initially, this facility would be available at around 60...Read more
The two-day Hampi Utsav 2019 was off to a colourful start on Saturday. But the event failed to evoke a good response from people despite efforts by the district administration.The enthusiasm usually associated with annual event was clearly missing on the inaugural day. The streets leading to Virupaksha Bazaar from Queen’s Bath, where two stages, including the main one, have...Read more